These new details come from LeaksApplePro, who said that the features they list in their tweet came from an internal meeting at Apple where they discussed their plans for their 2021 flagship lineup. The leaker has a mixed reputation in the tech tipster world, and these leaked features aren't guaranteed to be what the engineers end up working on, but they could tease the Cupertino company's plans for the time being.
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iPhone 13 Touch ID in the screen
First off, the iPhone 13 prototype allegedly uses a Touch ID sensor hidden beneath the display, with the active area covering the bottom half of the screen for easy access. The iPad Air 4 just introduced Touch ID on a new Apple device for the first time in some years, but the sensor is mounted on the power button.
iPhone 13 plans:-Touch ID in half the screen(from the middle to bottom so you can press where you want).-No ports, charging via MagSafe or SmartConnector.-Redesign batteries to last longer.-Camera is expected to have a massive improvement.-120 HzOctober 18, 2020
An under-display version, which also got recently rumored by Jon Prosser and L0vetodream, would bring iPhones in line with most modern Android phones, and could mean the end of the notch if Apple decides to ditch Face ID at the same time.
No ports on iPhone 13 at all
It's been rumored for a while that the iPhone 13 wouldn't have a Lightning port for wired charging. Seeing LAP's tweet mention there will only be MagSafe or Smart Connector charging isn't a surprise. It also builds off of Apple's recent decision to stop shipping devices with charging bricks in order to reduce costs and electronic waste.
iPhone 13 redesigned batteries
A longer-lasting battery design wouldn't be an earth-shattering upgrade, but consider that Apple just introduced battery-hungry 5G connectivity to the whole iPhone 12 lineup. Adding more upgrades like the ones LAP reveals would mean a potentially even greater power drain, so more battery life is a necessity. Particularly when we've recently discovered the iPhone 12's battery is in fact smaller than those on the iPhone 11 series.
'Massive' camera improvement
The camera system's "massive improvement" sounds exciting but is too vague to conclude much from. We just saw the addition of LiDAR sensors to the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max, but perhaps it's time that Apple looked into increasing its cameras' resolutions beyond 12MP. Or we could finally see an upgrade to a bigger periscope optical zoom of 5x or more to catch up to Android phones.
iPhone 13 120Hz refresh rate
Finally, LeaksApplePro said the iPhone 13 will finally get the 120Hz refresh rate we've been expecting. This feature was thought to be arriving this year on the iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max, except it sounds like it got ditched due to engineering difficulties and costs. Like under-display fingerprint readers, 120Hz refresh rates are common on Android rivals like the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE or OnePlus 8T, and Apple getting in on the action would be good news for its many loyal users.
This year's iPhone launch was delayed due to pandemic-related problems. Assuming everything is back on track, we'd expect an iPhone 13 to launch next September, the usual month for Apple to bring out its new flagship phone.